Man wanted by Vernon police on sexual assault charges found and arrested

RCMP asked media to remove name, photograph of accused

(File photo)

Vernon police located a man wanted for alleged sexual offences on Thursday.

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP arrested the man on two separate charges of sexual interference and sexual assault, without incident. The police have requested that the man’s name and image be withheld from publication.

Vernon RCMP put out a request to help locate the man on Wednesday after several unsuccessful attempts to find his whereabouts. The man was described as a 26-year-old Caucasian man with blue eyes and blonde-red hair.

Editors Note: RCMP asked media to remove the photograph and name of the accused.

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